Archive for January, 2008

Senior Editor/Producer Jonathan Mena And Writer/Reporter Kisha Allison at the New Hampshire Primaries

Sunday, January 13th, 2008

They hit New Hampshire running, arriving Monday, January 7, in South Boston, via Amtrack, and then hopping a bus ride about an hour later to Manchester where they were hoping to catch up with members of the Independent Press Association of New York (soon – we’re talking days – to become known as the New York Community Media Alliance) which had arrived about an hour before them.


Anecdotes of Eccentricities: MEDP 292, FALL

Sunday, January 6th, 2008

Grade Distribution, MEDP 292 – AKA Basic Reporing – Fall, 2007:
A’s (2)
A- (1)
B+ (2)
B- (3)
F (3)
IN (1)
WU (1)

This class requires out-of-class interviews for articles that must be submitted for publication in the WORD at Its publishing imperative causes course requirements and demands and expectations to be higher than the other MEDP 292 classes. Students who earned Bs in MEDP 292 have said that this class required more effort than many of their other classes, but not appreciably more, just more than students were accustomed to doing. It has, however, helped many students to earn internships and jobs at some of the best news media in the country.